Soros Fund Management Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Soros Fund Management has invested in 1 company.

Soros Fund Management’s most common sectors for investment are financial services (34%) and information technology (34%). The Firm’s most common investment types include going private (34%) and growth capital (34%). In total, Soros Fund Management has invested in 2 US states and 2 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Soros Fund Management has exited 1 company. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Soros Fund Management’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2017 when it sold Zenium Data Centers for $442M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity4
    • M&A Buy Activity3
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2
  • M&A Advisors 2

Soros Fund Management LLC

250 West 55th Street, Floor 27,
New York, New York 10019
United States
(212) 320-5000

Soros Fund Management is the family office for George Soros. The Firm invests in a wide range of securities including public equity and fixed income, as well as foreign exchange, commodities and direct investments. Soros Fund Management was formed in 1969 and is headquartered in New York City.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Energy Services and Equipment, Infrastructure, Transportation

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Going Private, Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Scandinavia

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (0.4/yr) # 1 - 1 1 - - 3
Sell (0.2/yr) # - - 1 - - - 1
vol $442M $442M
  4

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Behalf, Inc. 2018-02-05 - Growth Capital
New York, New York · www.behalf.com
Zenium Data Centers 2017-12-21 442M USD Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.zeniumdatacenters.com
Violin Memory, Inc. 2017-04-24 - Going Private
Santa Clara, California · www.violin-memory.com
Ciklum ApS 2015-11-18 - Secondary Buyout
Copenhagen, Denmark · www.ciklum.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Financial Services 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Information Technology 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 3 - 3 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 2 (67%) - 2 (67%) -
  New York 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
  California 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Denmark 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 3 - 3 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Going Private 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Growth Capital 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (33%) - 1 (33%) -
Total 3 - 3 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) 442M (100%)
Total 1 $442M

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
1
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $442M
TOTAL $442M
Largest Zenium Data Centers
$442M (2017-12-21)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
1 100%
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 100%

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